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Peter Jacky, PhD
Director, Cytogenetics/Molecular Genetics
Rank: Adjunct Professor
Clinical Services:
Clinical Interests:
Research Interests: Chromosome Structure and Function Heritable Fragile Sites on Human Chromosomes Trinucleotide Repeat Disorders FRAXA/E Syndromes Confidentiality of Genetic Information
 
Education:
1974     Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, BSc Biology
1976     Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, MSc Biology
1980     University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, PhD Genetics
Boards:
1987     Clinical Cytogenetics, Diplomate, American Board of Medical Genetics,PhD Medical Genetics, Diplomate,              American Boar
Previous Position:
1981-83   Cytogeneticist-Senior Hospital Scientist, Dept. of Histopathology, Adelaide Children’s Hospital, North                 Adelaide, S. A. 5006, Australia
1980-81   Staff Scientist, MRC Clinical and Population Cytogenetics Unit, Western General Hospital, Crewerd,
                Edinburgh, Scotland.
Selected References:
  • Burman, RW, Popovich, BW, Jacky, PB, Turker, MS. Fully expanded FMR1 CGG repeats exhibit a length- and differentiation-dependent instability in cell hybrids that is independent of DNA methylation. Hum. Molec. Genet. 8:2293-2302, 1999.
  • Jacky, PB et al. Guidelines for the preparation and analysis of the fragile X chromosome in lymphocytes. Am J Med Genet 38:400-403, 1991.
  • Jacky, PB, Beek, B, Sutherland, GR: Fragile sites on chromosomes: A model for the study of spontaneous chromosome breakage? Science 220:69-70, 1983.
  • Humphries, RK, Jacky, PB, Eaves, CJ: CFU-S in individual erythroid colonies derived in vitro from adult mouse marrow. Nature 279:718-720, 1979.

Last Updated: 08/09/2010